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Carroll College President Leaving For Job In Texas

St. Charles Hall at Carroll College in Helena, MT.
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St. Charles Hall at Carroll College in Helena, MT.

The president of Carroll College is leaving to take a new position in Texas. Dr. Thomas Evans assumed the helm of Carroll in 2012.

Carroll is a private, four-year, Catholic college in Helena with an enrollment of nearly 1,500 students.

Evans is leaving to become the 10th president of the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. That’s the largest private university in Texas, which Evans says is where:

“The majority of both my and my wife’s family live, so we’re excited to be back with them. It’s with mixed emotion that we leave Carroll College which is a wonderful institution with amazing people and fantastic students. It’s not easy to do, but it’s really a wonderful opportunity in San Antonio."

During Evans’ presidency, donors contributed over $43 million to Carroll for capital projects, endowments and operating expenses.

Evans’ last day will be July 31. Carroll’s Board of Trustees will immediately begin the search for an interim president.

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